Cancun meeting ends with mixed results

This weekend ended the 16th conference of parties (COP16) due to prepare the future of the Kyoto Protocol. Albeit it didn’t end as badly as the Copenhagen meeting did, we are still pretty far from solving the climate / energy equation. In today’s post I propose you a selection of the most interesting articles related… Continue reading Cancun meeting ends with mixed results

Soon a deal to end deforestation

Since I read Collapse back to 2007 I have been an advocate of both stopping deforestation and reforesting as both are needed to stop soil erosion in a local scale and stop climate change on a global scale. It seems the Copenhagen climate conference was not a complete failure as the Kyoto Protocol’s successor is… Continue reading Soon a deal to end deforestation

Saving rainforests with the UN-REDD program

While in the train going to Paris to attend the Green Job forum I read an interesting article on how banking on trees could enable us to fight off climate change and give money to enable developing nations to protect their forests. The United Nations REDD program – Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation… Continue reading Saving rainforests with the UN-REDD program

The price of the Amazon’s protection

One of the latest reports by the WWF is giving a price on the protection of the Amazon rain forest, which represents by itself 40 percent of the global remaining rain forests. Current prices of avoided greenhouse gases emissions and other services¬† provided by the forest – like erosion protection – aren’t valued enough yet… Continue reading The price of the Amazon’s protection